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The J.B.'s

The J.B.'s
Formed: 1970
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66 Ratings
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Disbanded: 1976
Genre: Jazz, R&B
Group Members: St. Clair Pinckney, Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, Johnny Griggs, Clyde Stubblefield, Fred Thomas, Fred Wesley, Clayton "Chicken"..., Darryl ...See All
Biography: The J.B.'s were the legendary supporting cast of musicians behind James Brown, earning a well-deserved reputation as the tightest, best-drilled instrumental ensemble in all of funk. The name J.B.'s is most often associated with three hornmen in particular -- saxophonists Maceo Parker and Alfred "Pee ...Read full biography
Doing It to Death
Released: 1973
Label: Unidisc
Critics' Rating:
Extended live "funkafizing" including a ten-minute version of the #1 R&B hit "Doing It to Death." Written, produced, and arranged by James Brown. ~ Rob Bowman, Rovi ...Read full review
Bring the Funk on Down
Released: 2002
Label: ZYX Music
Critics' Rating:
No fan of classic funk (or of the "rare groove" school of dance music) will be able to look at this album without starting to drool -- the period-piece cover art; the Jimmy Walker hats and bell-bottoms; ...Read full review
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